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Lakeland walker suffers head and wrist injuries in Grisedale fall

A walker was rescued after injuring herself while walking in the Lake District. The woman, from Cumbria, suffered a head injury and a suspected bro...

06 July 2017

Two Lakeland mountain bikers injured in high-speed crashes in two days

Two mountain bikers were rescued after suffering injuries in high speed crashes on successive days in the Lake District.

05 July 2017

Lake District seeks new member for Helvellyn winter felltop assessor team

Lake District bosses are on the lookout for a new member of a top team. The national park authority is expanding its felltop assessors line-up next...

03 July 2017

Free Cliffhanger event welcomes visitors to The Outdoor City next weekend

A free event aimed at outdoors fans will take place in Sheffield, offering activities from climbing to parkour, mountain biking and scuba diving.

02 July 2017

Lake District mountain biker dies after suffering cardiac arrest

A mountain biker has died in hospital after suffering a heart attack while cycling in the Lake District.

29 June 2017

Records tumble as runners race head to head on Lakeland Billy Bland Challenge

A team of runners has beaten a series of records on a historic Lake District Challenge. Two sets of fellrunners and ultrarunners went head to head ...

28 June 2017

Patterdale rescuers call in air ambulance to help find injured Bannerdale walker

A rescue team in the Lake District called in an air ambulance to help find an injured walker. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 3.4...

26 June 2017

Climber Shauna Coxsey clinches second bouldering title with Navi Mumbai win

British climber Shauna Coxsey has clinched the bouldering world cup title for the second year running.

25 June 2017

Rescuers guide lost Cadair Idris walkers using stile grid reference plaque

Rescuers talked a group of lost Snowdonia walkers to safety after confirming their position with a grid-reference disc attached to a stile.

25 June 2017

Ben Nevis rescue for three climbers stuck on the UK's longest route – updated

A rescue is underway to bring three climbers to safety from the North Face of Ben Nevis. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team has been called out to aid t...

06 July 2017

Ten-hour rescue of lost woman among five Saturday callouts for Ogwen Valley team

Rescuers in the Ogwen Valley in north Wales were involved in a 10-hour operation to bring a 73-year-old woman and her son to safety after they got lost on the Glyderau range.

03 July 2017

Running doctors treat fellow competitor injured in slip at Lakeland event

A mountain marathon runner had mixed fortunes while taking part in a Lake District event. The woman, who was participating with her son, slipped an...

02 July 2017

Ordnance Survey study reveals most hillgoers unprepared for emergencies

A study by Britain’s national mapping agency has revealed many hillgoers are clueless about what to do if things went wrong.

29 June 2017

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after suffering head injuries in Cat Gill fall

A walker suffered head injuries after tumbling more than 30ft into a Lake District gully. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.05pm ...

29 June 2017

Lomond national park boss: visitors 'react positively' to new camping bylaws

The boss of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park said visitors have responded positively to controversial camping bylaws introduced by the authority.

27 June 2017

Runner Pavel Paloncý aborts Pennine Way attempt as record stretches beyond reach

Ultrarunner Pavel Paloncý has hit the wall in his attempt to break the record for the fastest completion of the Pennine Way.

26 June 2017

Rescuers warn of Priest's Hole cave dangers after lost walker brought to safety

Rescuers warned that only competent hillwalkers should attempt to reach a Lake District cave popularised by a television programme.

25 June 2017

Lakeland walker rescued from Maiden Moor after injuring knee during charity event

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself while taking part in a charity event.

25 June 2017

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